Thursday, April 14, 2011

I'm a Cover Girl

I've been prancing around my home announcing my new status.  And my family has been spluttering and guffawing.  But it's true.  The latest publication from Australian Quilters Companion "Quilts from Precut Fabrics" has a quilt designed and made by me and machine quilted by Adri on its front cover!


It is made from a jelly roll of the "Botany" range by Lauren and Jessi Jung and almost 3 metres of "A Day in the Country" background fabric.


It is called "Coco's Midnight Garden" after our dog who was ill at the time.  She is now happily lying on the couch sniggering along with the rest of my family.

Have a look at the magazine.  It's full of great designs from precuts.  I'll post an actual picture of my quilt later because from these photos I don't think you can see what a fabulous quilting design Adri has sewn into it.

17 comments:

Nicky said...

oooh! Well done! Is this your first or one of many? Sorry I'm not there to join in the prancing - sounds fun! Looks a lovely quilt but let's see the detail.

Christine said...

Well done, looks great.

Christine

LynCC said...

Congratulations!1!!

Crispy said...

Oh Liz how wonderful!!! The quilt looks great and I can hardly wait to see the quilting on it!!!

Let the family snicker....they are just jealous....as I am :0)

Crispy

Carol G said...

Wow, I know a quilt celebrity! Very nice design but do post a photo of the quilting for us.

Kathie said...

congratulations! I love your quilt, great fabrics too!
isn't it such an honor? I am so happy for you
Kathie

Lisa said...

Oh how fun is that!! Congrats.

Julie Fukuda said...

I'm not snickering one bit, just oooing and aaahhing.

Sharon said...

Congrats! What a blast to tell people you're a Cover Girl. Fantastic!

Linda C said...

Hi Liz,
Congratulations. What a thrill. Will have to go out and buy this issue now!!
l can take it with me this weekend, and tell the girls l KNOW a cover girl!!

Una said...

Congratulations, Liz!! The quilt is just beautiful! I love the visual appeal of th16-patch corners and the border combined. Great work - and you made the cover too:)So happy for you!

Adri said...

Hi

I think you deserve it. I hope there is many more for you! :0)

Rochelle said...

Hi Liz,
CoNgRaTuLaTiOnS - how incredibly exciting. I will have to go out now in search of this issue.
Can't wait to check it out.

Michele said...

Wow! Congratulations :-). What a lovely quilt :-)

Joan said...

Oh wonderful congrats. I will look forwar to that - I get that one all the time :) Lovely quilt!

baukje said...

Congrats, lovely pattern.

Lauren said...

Hey Liz! Thank you, thank you, thank you for choosing Botany!!! (Me and my mom designed that line.) :) The quilt looks awesome! What a creative way to work with the colorways!! I'll be posting a blog entry here in the next few weeks after I get the magazine in the mail. And I'll make sure to rave about the beautiful cover! :) And I'll also make sure to link back to your cute blog! Yay! Thanks again!!